People: Nelsons; Pall-Ex Group

Nadia Faki

Leicester law firm Nelsons has promoted one of its wills and probate specialist solicitors to legal director.

Nadia Faki joined Nelsons as an associate in 2017 and has 13 years of experience.

She has previously worked at Leicestershire-based law firm Lawson West, qualifying as a solicitor in 2009 and progressing through the ranks to become head of wills and probate three years prior to joining Nelsons.

She said: “I joined Nelsons to enhance my career to the next level while gaining more knowledge and experience. As a senior associate, my role has involved providing a great service to my clients, ensuring they are happy and supporting them through very difficult times.

“In my new position as legal director, I will focus on building an incredible team in the Leicester office. I am also excited for the opportunity to focus more on business development, building relationships and networking with other professionals.”

Paul Robins

Pall-Ex Group, based in Ellistown, has added to its board of directors with the appointment of a new UK finance director.

Paul Robins has joined the logistics giant from UK Mail, part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in the parcel sector to the role.

He previously held a variety of senior accounting roles, including head of business accounting and head of business controlling.

Kevin Buchanan, group CEO at Pall-Ex Group, said: “Paul is a real asset to the Pall-Ex and Fortec teams and his appointment is part of the growth strategy for our new era.

“His experience of acquisitions, aligning systems and reporting is of huge value to Pall-Ex Group at this on-going time of change and we are pleased to be starting 2021 with a full board of directors and a fresh perspective.

“Having the right team in place is essential to our success and with Paul’s sector knowledge and experience, we are better equipped to drive forward with our ambitious growth plans in the UK, mainland Europe and beyond.”